Events
  • Sitting in Sound

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    Jesse Fleming, A Theory of Everything, 2015, Installation view.
     
  • Opening Reception

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    L: Nora Slade, Kate Mouse Mickey Moss, 2014, Photo transfer and fabric paint on sweatshirt, cardboard and found objects. R: Marisa Takal, I Love My Sister, 2016, Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 inches.

    Opening Reception for the two-person exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artists Nora Slade and Marisa Takal

    Light snacks and refreshments.

    Exhibition on view July 15 - August 19, 2017.

    Bolsky Gallery located across from Ben Maltz Gallery, ground floor, Galef Center for Fine Arts.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Image: BijaRi, On the rooftops of Santa Domingo-Savio neighborhood as part of the project Contando con Nosotros, 2011

  • Luis J. Rodriguez was Los Angeles Poet Laureate from 2014-2016. The twenty-fifth edition of his first book, Poems Across the Pavement, won a 2015 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He has written fourteen other books of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the best-selling memoir Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Rodriguez is also founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley. In 2016 Tia Chucha Press produced the largest anthology of L.A.-area poets, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles. Rodriguez’s last memoir It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest poetry collection Borrowed Bones appeared in 2016 from Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press.

  • Raised in Philadelphia, with roots in South Africa and Trinidad, Zinzi Clemmons’ writing has appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, Transition, The Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and support from the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Kimbilio Center for African American Fiction. She is co-founder and former Publisher of Apogee Journal, and a Contributing Editor to LitHub. She teaches literature and creative writing at the Colburn Conservatory and Occidental College. Her debut novel, What We Lose, as well as a second title, are forthcoming from Viking.

  • Louise Sandhaus is a graphic designer and graphic design educator. She was previously Director of the Graphic Design Program at CalArts where she currently is faculty. Her recent book on California graphic design, Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires and Riots: California and Graphic Design 1936-1986, co-published by Metropolis Books and Thames & Hudson, has received laudatory reviews from The New York Times, The Guardian, Eye, and Creative Review. The book received the Palm d’Argent for best art book at FILAF (International Festival of Art Books and Films on Art).

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FYI for Employers

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F-1 Students Seeking off Campus Employment, give the following information to potential employers in order to provide them with a better understanding of the rules and regulations as they pertain to the hiring of international students on an F-1 Visa type.

 

 

FOR EMPLOYERS

Employers: Please note the following regarding international students at Otis College of Art and Design:

 

  • All current students (sophomores to seniors) are eligible to work in the United States, under their F-1 student visa status.  You do not need to provide sponsorship for them to work. 

 

  • All recent graduates are eligible to work in the United States for at least 12 months post-graduation, under their F-1 student visa status.

 

  • Digital Media graduates are eligible for STEM-OPT, which allows them to work for 3 years post-graduation under their F-1 visa status.  Sponsorship not required.

 

  • Otis College will provide their visa paperwork after you provide an Employer Offer Letter (please see sample)

 

 

FOR STUDENTS

PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

Professional preparation and career counseling are offered through Career Services. From self-assessment to résumé and portfolio review and job search strategies, Career Services prepares students for employment in professions that sustain and support their creative passions.

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

  • All current students that have completed a full academic year are eligible to work in the United States, under their F-1 student visa status, with approval from either the host school or USCIS. You do not need to provide sponsorship for them to work. 

 

  • All recent graduates are eligible to work in the United States for at least 12 months post-graduation, under their F-1 student visa status.

 

  • Digital Media graduates are eligible for STEM-OPT, which allows them to work for 3 years post-graduation under their F-1 visa status.  Sponsorship not required.

 

  • Otis College will provide their visa paperwork after you provide an Employer Offer Letter (please see sample/link)

 

  • If you are a current student or on OPT, please include eligibility to work in the US on the top of your resume. (e.g. "Eligible to work in the U.S. No visa sponsorship required")

 

 

CONTACT

For additional employer or student questions/concerns refer to the Office of Career Services:

Web Links: www.otis.edu/career-services/employers, www.otis.edu/career-services/students

DSO/Asst. Director: Angelina Lee

General Phone: 424-207-2490

General Email: www.otis.edu/career-services/contact

 

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